1869 $1 Legal Tender Rainbow Fr# 18 with serial# B837717 and plate# A13 displaying signatures of Allison and Spinner. Graded 58 PPQ (Premium Paper Quality) Choice About New by PCGS. This is simply a gorgeous Rainbow Ace that is well margined.
The Rainbow series of 1869 is one of the most beautiful executions of paper money, not only in the United States, but also in the world. The paper itself contains a blue tint and the seals are bright red. The scroll-work and green serial numbers make its nickname self-explanatory. Issued in the $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 denominations collecting the full series has become a "Golden Fleece" to the collecting community. The single pictures Washington and Columbus discovering America. The deuce contains a portrait of Thomas Jefferson and the Capitol, the five, Andrew Jackson and a Pioneer Family. The ten showed the great orator Daniel Webster and an illustration motif titled Introduction of the Old World to the New. The twenties have red behind the serial numbers, along with its engravings of Alexander Hamilton and the goddess Liberty. The twenty has the additional distinction of showing the Roman numeral XX 103 times and the Arabic 20 is employed 105 times on each note. The fifty and hundred are extremely rare with the portraits of Henry Clay/Peace and Abraham Lincoln/Architecture respectively. Please view our other on FIRE Ebay auctions. If there is something specific you need, please contact us by email or by calling. Enjoy! 42514cyoyherlc.